Newsbank Access Australia
Newsbank's Access Australia is a unique, web-based resource that provides libraries with comprehensive news coverage from all Australian states and territories. From local publications like the South Coast Register to nationwide news sources such as The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian, Access Australia includes content from the most popular daily, weekly and Sunday newspapers as well as hard-to-find community and regional news. 
   
 

Choice Online offers full access to thousands of reports and reviews on products and services that are rigorously tested and rated. Using Choice Online in the library? Please ask staff to log in for you. Available remotely to library members during COVID-19. To access from home,  go to the library catalogue and sign in to Member Login with your library card number and PIN. You'll find the Choice login details under Website Links. We kindly ask you to refrain from sharing these login details with others. 

   
findlegalanswerslogo Free Legal Information
in Plain English for the people of New South Wales. Covers all types of legal situations, with FAQs, pamphlets, information and referrals.
   
Gale OneFile: News
Access major newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers.
   
Gale Health and Wellness Resource
Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.
   
Gale in Context: Global Issues
Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.
   
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.
   
Gale in Context: Environmental Studies
Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.
   
Gale Business: Entrepreneurship
Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how-to guides, articles, and more.
   
Gale Business: Plan Builder
Grow, plan, and optimize a business/nonprofit. Utilize development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.
   
Gale in Context: Science
Understand the context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.
   

The Computer School
Learn how to use PCs, tablets, smartphones: Apple, Windows, Android: email, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft Office, Skype, blogs and much more. Easy step-by-step tutorials for absolute beginners and more advanced users.

   
State Library of NSW eResources
are available to all Shoalhaven Libraries members. The databases cover a huge range of topics including art, history, law, science, technology and more! You can use your Shoalhaven Libraries card to register with the State Library and gain access to a wealth of free eResources. Click here to get started!
 
   

DrugInfo
provides factual and non-judgemental information and resources on drugs and alcohol. Read fact sheets, pamphlets and articles, and find out where to get help.  
   

Hot Topics
Brought to you by the State Library's Find Legal Answers site, Hot Topics is a plain language series about recent changes and current debates in the law. Topics include domestic violence, courts and tribunals, voting and elections, the Australian legal system, and human rights.  



Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

COVID-19 - The Department of Health
Find out how the Department of Health are monitoring and responding to the coronavirus outbreak, how you can help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Australia, and what to do if you have symptoms. You'll also find the latest official medical advice and case numbers. For fact sheets and posters, including resources in languages other than English, click here
   
COVID-19  - The World Health Organisation
Information from the Wolrd Health Organisation on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 
   
COVID-19  - NSW Government
Find out what you can and can't do in NSW under the coronavirus restrictions. Also, information for businesses and financial help for individuals and households.  
   
COVID-19  - Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Latest advice and resources from your local health service. 
   

COVID-19  - Shoalhaven City Council
Information for the Shoalhaven community. Latest news and updates, and links to futher information including mental health support and resources for local businesses, including National COVIDSafe Workplace Principles, Risk Assessment templates, and signage and posters. 

   
Coronavirus Research Database
The Coronavirus Research Database brings together authoritative, open and freely available content from key publishers such as Nature Publishing Group, the BMJ, Taylor & Francis and others. It includes journal articles, preprints, conference proceedings, dissertations and more related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses, as well as comprehensive coverage of past pandemics and epidemics, like MERS and SARS, to give researchers and students context around the current global crisis.
 

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